USPS: Alzheimer’s Semipostal Fundraising Stamp Dedicated Today

11/30/17 BALTIMORE — Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan dedicated a stamp today to fund research to help find a cure for one of the top 10 leading causes of death — Alzheimer’s. The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Alzheimer’s Semipostal Fundraising stamp took place at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore. Please share the […]

Helping endangered wildlife species one stamp at a time

The Save Vanishing Species stamp, or “Tiger Stamp” as it is commonly known, is named for the tiger cub depicted on the stamp. Though the price of the Tiger Stamp has not yet been announced, it is expected to cost 6 to 11 cents more than a standard 49-cent first class postage stamp. The extra […]

Endangered Species Semipostal Stamp Bill Headed to the President for Signature

Portman requested USPS not to destroy the 74 million unsold stamps. Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) announced that his endangered species semipostal stamp bill, the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act of 2013, has passed both chambers of Congress and is now headed to the President for signature. “I’m pleased […]

Congress Approves New Postage Stamp To Benefit Species Conservation Efforts

The U.S. Congress has approved legislation creating a new postage stamp to benefit species conservation efforts. The bipartisan legislation was signed into law last week by President Obama. Under the new law, USPS will offer a First-Class Mail stamp priced above the normal rate. The difference between the normal First-Class Mail rate and the rate […]